BIG NEWS!!! We’ve been working on a new community for quite some time and are so excited to finally share this binge-worthy release with you all. Up first: Moneymak(her) on the blog: a series of interviews with wildly successful female entrepreneurs about running their businesses, how to start from scratch, and what they learned along the way. We created this series to give back to our awesome community of women entrepreneurs to help them gather the tools they need to dive head first into creating the business of their dreams.
Want to meet our first guest? Keep reading to check out our interview with Becca Tuttle, founder of Events by Rebecca, a Sacramento-based wedding planning and design studio.
1. How did you get started in your industry? What led to your passion for your career?
It all started when I was 8 years old and a flower girl in my Aunt’s wedding. I was OBSESSED with everything that was her wedding and her wedding planner. The idea of wedding planning being a career was incredibly enticing to me, even at a young age. In college I interned and worked in the wedding/event industry which only fueled the fire! I knew I had to launch my own business and make my dream come true.
2. What were some of the bigger challenges you experienced in getting started?
All the management of a business! Taxes, how to pay yourself, what’s legal and what’s not.
3. How has your life changed now that you’re pursuing your passion and living your dream?
It’s WAY more fulfilling than I could have ever imagined. I’m just not cut out for a corporate job, taking creative orders from someone else, even if that means stability. Being an entrepreneur is REALLY hard. But REA